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Red Goes to the Movies

Or more accurately, Red sits on his behind and watches a classic at home.  This time it was the film adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s thriller… 215 altre parole

"The Magic"

On a quick hop up to Vermont, my son Alex and I each wandered through The Vermont Book Shop, a cozy and inviting indie with plenty of fuel to feed bookaholic fires on cold winter nights. 406 altre parole

Book Review: The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler, is what I would call a “classic” book. Timeless, still riveting after all these years, and an example of what great fiction writing is all about. 211 altre parole

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The Blue Dahlia (1945) | Raymond Chandler’s only original screenplay is a hard-boiled film noir classic must-see

The classic 1940s noir thriller, The Blue Dahlia, stars Alan Ladd as discharged naval flier Johnny Morrison who returns home to Los Angeles to discover his wife Helen (Doris Dowling) has been unfaithful. 301 altre parole


Character Sketching: Dungeons & Dating Websites

The first book I wrote (that has still gone unpublished, a-boo-hoo) came from the desire to summon a character into literary being that was so chaotic and anti-authoritarian (yet ultimately harmless) that he would rip through whatever situation I placed him in and get me to a finished manuscript. 848 altre parole


(A Belated) Book Review: The Big Sleep

Disclaimer: There are a few small spoilers, but nothing that betrays the ending.


Genre: Mystery


“When a dying millionaire hires Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. 742 altre parole

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